I don’t fit in anywhere. I like dark, macabre things which, if you haven’t noticed, most Christians don’t. I also have an incredibly deep faith in God…which most horror-lovers don’t. Most of the time I feel like the proverbial fish out of water. Not only here online, but in my real life too.
Feel overwhelmed when you think of trying to make time to write? Does your to-do list already overflow daily? The trick is to make writing easier by getting better organized. Today, I’m sharing an easy, free technique that will get you better organized. By spending a few minutes once a week, you’ll gain much more time for writing fiction.
“Wait, Wilderness Survival Thrillers? Is that even a thing?” Yes it is and yes, I love them. In fact, I’m always on the lookout for new books to read in this category so if you write or have read something you love in this genre, please recommend it to me via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
“Where do you get your ideas from?” This question is posed by readers more than any other. While in part my overactive imagination plays a big role in writing my Vermont-based thriller novels, there is also a fertile supply of ideas right outside my front door.
Do you ever pick up a thriller novel and just know you’re going to love it? That’s what happened to me recently. I was browsing at the library looking for a copy of Jane Harper’s, The Lost Man. I’m a big fan of Ms. Harper’s, as you might remember from this post and this Thriller Book Recommendation segment.
Whenever I am at an author-related event, I’m bound to be asked this question: “How do I self-publish a book?” There are a lot of people who want to have their novels published. In fact, an article by Justine Tal Goldberg via Publishing Perspectives notes that 200,000 Americans want to publish a book.
Sure, you love reading thriller books. But is it good for you? What if I told you that yes, reading fiction is actually as beneficial to reducing stress as meditating? What if I proved to you that reading for fun is not only good for your mental health but also your physical health?